Hot List Unleashed:

Surfing into 2024’s Most Sizzling Surf and Stay Destinations

The ultimate guide for your global wave-chasing adventures in 2024. Get ready to embark on a thrilling journey across the world’s most enticing surf destinations. Whether you’re a seasoned surfer seeking the perfect barrel or a beginner eager to catch your first wave, this travel guide is your passport to an unforgettable surf experience.

Dive into the Hot List for 2024: Where Epic Waves Meet Unforgettable Stays!

See our chosen destinations below for the best surf spots and stays.

The Yogi Surfer
Morocco

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The Yogi Surfer

Location: Morocco

The Yogi Surfer is an exquisite eco-focused boutique hotel, featuring a rooftop terrace and a pool with views of Banana Village. The Riad’s indoor architecture is uniquely designed, with illuminated stairs under a glass cupola. Committed to nature, waves, and yoga, this luxury surf camp emphasises eco-friendliness and sustainability, promoting body and mind wellness through surf and yoga. Nestled amidst a 15 km pristine beach and renowned surf spots, it provides an ideal setting for both great waves and a healthy lifestyle, fostering a connection with local culture. The Yogi Surfer spirit is dedicated to exploring less crowded surf spots, teaching beginners, assisting experienced surfers, and embracing diverse wave types. Daily yoga classes, inspired by various styles, are offered on the rooftop Shala with ocean views, tailored to guests’ levels and expectations. The hotel’s chefs prioritise high-quality, locally-sourced ingredients, catering to various dietary preferences, including vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options.

theyogisurfer.com

Kima Surf
Bali

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Kima Surf

Location: Bali

Embark on the ultimate surf adventure in 2024 with Kima Surf Camp in Bali’s Canggu or Seminyak. Each day begins with sunrise surfing at world-class beach and reef breaks, followed by a delectable breakfast and relaxation in hammocks or by the pool. Experienced local and English-speaking surf guides lead two daily sessions, ensuring you enhance your surfing skills. Both camps are conveniently located near various surf spots, granting easy access to Bali’s best waves. Additional features include pool sessions, surf video analysis, and theory classes to further refine your abilities. The day concludes with yoga, sunset beers, and dancefloor tunes. Kima Surf in Bali provides a home-away-from-home atmosphere with daily social activities like BBQs, beach volleyball, and camp parties. Get ready for an unforgettable surf experience.

kimasurf.com

Mint Surf
Morocco

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Mint Surf

Location: Morocco

At Mint Surf’s traditional Moroccan riad in the up-and-coming town of Tamraght, guests enter through a lobby rich with detail, and stairs lead to a palm tree-lined courtyard with a calming pool at its centre. Comfortable, bohemian rooms are clustered around the courtyard over two floors, along corridors doted with ornate lamps and arches, and topped with a charming roof terrace. Each room has a private ensuite bathroom with shower and hair dryer, in addition to full-length mirror and in-room safe.

Take the weekly guiding or lessons packages for the best value, and the most time in the water. Or go independent and Mint Surf can take care of the details so you can sit back and enjoy your holiday. The onsite boardroom is well stocked with wetsuits and surfboards for all levels and morning and evening yoga classes are on offer, while lavish Moroccan dinners in the courtyard bring guests together.

mintsurfmorocco.co.uk

Paradis Plage
Morocco

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Paradis Plage

Location: Morocco

The first luxury eco-resort in Morocco to combine surf, yoga, and an eco-spa. Paradis Plage is situated near the famous surf village of Taghazout, with 18 world-class surf spots and a stunning 5 km beachfront on its doorstep.

Paradis Plage even has a designated hub for all things surf. Situated in the lower part of the hotel and right on the beach, you’ll head here for any water related activities or perhaps a forecast chat with the experts. If you’re not feeling like getting wet then you can chill out in the lounge or bar area and daydream looking out to sea. Once the sun goes down, enjoy the outdoor cinema, sit by the open-fire or snooze under the stars. The food is abundant with options and served across four resort restaurants. With more than 18 surf breaks close by, this is the perfect destination to enjoy Morocco’s infamous surf and yoga scene.

paradisplage.com

Stoked Surf Adventures
Indian Ocean

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Stoked Surf Adventures

Location: Indian Ocean

Stoked Surf Adventures operates in Sri Lanka and the Maldives, offering a diverse array of surf experiences. Whether you’re a beginner, intermediate, or seeking a luxurious getaway, the company caters to various preferences and budgets. In the Maldives, exclusive surf spots at Pasta Point, Lohis, and Niyama appeal to those desiring a high-end surfing experience. Budget-friendly options on local islands provide excellent value for money. In Sri Lanka, known for its fun and playful waves, Stoked Surf Adventures accommodates surfers at all levels. The company covers multiple islands in the Maldives and offers choices on Sri Lanka’s South and East coasts, ensuring surf travel opportunities throughout the year. From affordable surf camps to private villa stays like their Secret Spot Villa. Stoked Surf Adventures provides a range of accommodation options.

tse.surf

The Yogi Surfer Villa
Morocco

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The Yogi Surfer Villa

Location: Morocco

​The Yogi Surfer Villa, nestled in Tamraght, provides a cozy and authentic haven, seamlessly blending the worlds of surfing and yoga. With four bedrooms offering ocean views or a stunning poolside panorama, each equipped with a private bathroom, the villa ensures comfort year-round. Certified instructors lead surfing lessons, covering both basics and advanced techniques, while daily yoga classes, featuring Vinyasa, Hatha flow, and Restorative Yoga, complement the experience. Emphasising clean, organic, and healthy food, the villa collaborates with local chefs to deliver delectable meals crafted from fresh, local produce. Catering to various dietary preferences, including vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options, The Yogi Surfer creates a holistic retreat promising authenticity and well-being.

theyogisurfer.com/yogi-surfer-villa

Chicks on Waves
Portugal

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Chicks on Waves

Location: Portugal

Chicks on Waves transcends the typical Surf & Yoga Retreat, providing women a judgment-free haven in Portugal’s sunny Algarve. The boho villa, One Life Lodge, serves as a chic “home away from home,” overlooking the ocean. Connecting like-minded women globally, the retreat centres on a shared passion for the ocean. With countless stunning beaches and surf spots catering to all levels, and over 300 days of sunshine annually, it is an idyllic setting. Emphasising nourishing, guilt-free meals made from locally-sourced ingredients, Chicks on Waves creates a safe and peaceful space. The retreat combines surfing, relaxation, and connection, allowing guests to be themselves. It’s a holistic experience that goes beyond traditional retreats, fostering a week of fun and rejuvenation.

chicksonwaves.com

Surf Mansion
Portugal

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Surf Mansion

Location: Portugal

The Surf Mansion is a brand new villa with eight individually furnished triple, twin and double rooms with private bathrooms. The all-inclusive surf package comes with delicious meals, daily surf lessons for all levels, video analysis and theory lessons twice a week and a yoga lesson every Wednesday. More advanced surfers can also book a guiding package and everybody who wants to practice yoga every day will be happy about the Surf’n’Yoga package. Surfing on one of the many beaches on the South or West coast depending on the conditions. The villa is located in a quiet neighbourhood on a hill outside of Lagos overlooking the ocean. The huge garden provides a large pool, plenty of space to relax and meet like-minded travellers, a ping pong table, indo boards, a slack line and surf skates. The second building on the property is the Cottage, much simpler accommodation, with four cosy rooms and one shared bathroom. Re-opening 9th March 2024.

thesurfexperience.eu

Off the Hook
Portugal

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Off the Hook

Location: Portugal

Off the Hook is a co-working and co-living villa for self-catering based in Sagres. The villa provides eight twin rooms with en-suite bathroom and a desk to work. Some of the rooms are studios also equipped with a kitchenette. There is a communal kitchen, a cosy living room with fireplace as well as a huge dining area to enjoy meals together with other digital nomads. A separate office building with plenty of work spaces, height adjustable desks and two small meeting rooms, a huge screen for presentations and a printer will provide everything you need for your ‘workation’. The wifi connection is very fast and reliable on the whole property, also in the outside sitting area. On the rooftop there is a large terrace with an amazing view. The villa is located in walking distance to two beaches with good surf and a short walk to the cafés, restaurants and bars in town. Open year-round.

offthehooksagres.com

Xanadu Surf
Lombok

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Xanadu Surf

Location: Lombok

Experience the ultimate surf and yoga retreats on the breathtaking Indonesian Island of Lombok with Xanadu Surf. Our boutique holidays offer an incredible combination of world-class waves, sunny wellness, and a perfect blend of adventure and relaxation for ocean lovers and explorers. Join our warm and welcoming community of like-minded individuals in a cozy and stylish setting where all your needs are catered to. Say goodbye to basic accommodation and unexpected expenses, and embrace positive vibes every day. Indulge in our longboard and yoga holidays, where you can completely unwind in a tropical paradise.

Join us at Xanadu Surf for an unforgettable journey that will rejuvenate your mind, body, and soul. Create treasured memories and gain a fresh perspective on life amidst the breathtaking beauty of Lombok.

xanadusurf.com

Amayour Surf and Yoga
Morocco

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Amayour Surf & Yoga

Location: Morocco

Amayour Surf has two beautiful locations to choose from. Either the surf camp, a buzzy boutique place set in the heart of Taghazout or the mountain lodge, a more sophisticated villa with a pool and stunning views from the yoga shala. Both are a place to retreat and connect with yourself and others, surrounded by beautiful nature.

Amayour runs daily surf safaris with level 1 and 2 ISA-trained coaches. Options for a weekly surf trip to Imsoune for a sandboarding experience.

Add in an epic menu created by talented chefs alongside an incredible team, you can be sure that your Moroccan adventure is one to remember.

amayoursurf.com

Tecas
Mexico

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Tecas

Location: Mexico

Experience the perfect blend of sun, sea, and waves when you visit Sayulita Nayarit, the heartbeat of Mexican waves.

Tecas Surf Camp invites you to join the unique Mexican experience in Sayulita, a beach paradise considered one of the world’s premier surf destinations. Tecas Surf Camp are committed to the safety of their guests and elevating your surfing experience with highly specialised coaches.

Teca’s expert instructors transform Sayulita’s azure waters into your personal playground, offering personalised guidance to surfers of all abilities. Nestled in the warm embrace of Sayulita, combined with bohemian-inspired accommodation Tecas Surf Camp offers a sanctuary to recover after a day of conquering the waves with amazing local food. Bring your dream to life.

tecasurfcamp.com